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Sep 17, 2011 3:00pm PDT
is unthinkable. >> if you were president and you had to deal with the united nations general assembly vote in the coming days that would call for the creation of a palestinian state, what would you do about it? >> you start a long time ago. this would have been avoided or. >> kevin: been avoided in my view had the president made it clear from the very outset that we stand by israel. that we lock arm and arm. instead, the president tried to communicate to the palestinians and others that support their effort that, well, there may be some distance between us and israel. look, you stand by your allies. you show that you're united. that's the best way to keep people from taking adventurous activity. >> good luck, governor. we'll stay in close touch. >> thanks, wolf. good to be with you. >> why is newt gingrich comparing himself to bill clinton, jimmy carter and george mcgovern? you're going to find out next. # are you curious about new ideas? do you want to learn a new language, or just a new word? maybe you want to know more about anatomy, or astronomy. you could master something new, or unco
Sep 17, 2011 7:00am EDT
the united nations general assembly? he is scheduled, ron, to leave on late sunday. so it's about the clock and we're all waiting. back to you. >> nbc's ann curry from iran, thank you very much. >>> back here at home, searchers in utah will head out again today looking for missing mom susan powell. they will continue to dig at a shallow grave site that cadaver dogs led them to on friday. weather prevented them from continuing on friday. >>> the state of florida will determine whether to proceed with a scheduled date on friday. troy davis was convicted of killing a va vana police officer back in 1989. key witnesses have since recanted their testimony. >>> and finally, there's a new attraction at sea world in orlando. visitors to discovery cove who want to swim on the wild side can dive into sea venture, the scuba like attraction allows people to get up and close personal with sharks separated by a glass barrier. ain't no mountain high enough, ain't no glass thick enough. back to amy and scott. >> thank you. >>> checking into weather, and for that, we say hello to scott williams from the weat
Sep 16, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. but the u.s. is confident his regime has collapsed. and in a related development, the united nation's general assembly voted to give libya's seat to the national transitional council, made up of former rebels. back in the u.s., president obama today signed into law the first major overhaul of the nation's patent system in nearly 60 years. the america invents act is designed to streamline the patent process, reduce costly legal battles, and give the patent office more money to process applications faster. that office currently takes an average of three years to approve a patent. at a signing ceremony in alexandria, virginia, the president said the bipartisan law would help bring products to market faster and spur innovation. on wall street today, stocks closed strong, managing their first five-day winning streak since july. the dow jones industrial average gained nearly 76 points to close at 11,509. the nasdaq rose 15 points to close above 2,622. for the week, the dow gained nearly 5%; the nasdaq rose more than 6%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> wood
Sep 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >>> six months after it authorized military force against colonel gaddafi, the united nations security council has eased several sanctions imposed on libya, freeing up the movement of oil and money to help the country back on its feet. the resolution was passed hours after the u.n. general assembly voted with some objections to give the libyan seats to the u.s. transitional council. >> while the forces of the national transitional council are moving forward on the ground in their effort to control all of libya, their diplomatic forces have made advances also per. the first was the recognition of the u.n. general assembly of their right to represent at the united nations. neighboring egypt led the call for the resolution to be accepted. >> arguing against that would only prolong the suffering of the libyan people and delay in achieving justice, particularly the 90-member states of the united nations have recognized the libyan national transitional council as the only representative of the libyan people. >> shortly after the jubilant visit by several world leaders, the resolution was alw
Sep 16, 2011 9:00pm EDT
, of course, the united states will veto the security council and the general assembly would probably vote 140-150 nations in favor of palestinian statehood. which means that palestine, if people want to look it up, will have basically the same rights as the vatican now. not a full member, but the right to participate in an international fora and international organizations and so forth. >> do you think the united states should support that? >> i do. i think it would be good for israel and the united states to support, to support that. as we supported israel in 1948 when they took the same move. and then have a good faith negotiation based on what the united states policy has always been, that is a 1967 borders with the premise that israel withdraw from the occupied territo territories. that's something netanyahu is not willing to make. his predecessors said this is what we need to do. >> president carter, thank you so much for this time. i really appreciate it. >> great to be with you. thank you for having me. >> thank you. >> thank you very coming. >> we had a ton of feedback on the show aft
Sep 17, 2011 5:00am EDT
's and palestinians. in new york, they're pushing hard with plans to get the united nations to recognize them as a state. they are alarmed and angry. september brings the world's club of nations to new york. this year's general assembly opening promises to be an unusually fraud affair. the clubhouse is under renovation and there is bitter division over an application of the membership. it looks like we are about to witness the biggest united nations, for many years, opponents of the palace in the strategy argue that they could take an already inflamed region over the brink of war and it would bring about a confrontation between the united states, a donor to this organization and the u.n., and could endanger hundreds of millions in humanitarian funding currently going to the palestinian authority. by pushing their case to the full members of the u.n., the palestinians have sought a greater role on this world stage. they could get political and legal rights out of it. that has brought american political heavyweights, people like colin powell. >> ultimately, it will have to be the peace process
Sep 17, 2011 12:30am PDT
. six months after it authorized military force against colonel gaddafi, the united nations security council has eased several the sanctions it imposed, freeing up the movement of oil to help the country. the resolution was passed hours after the u.n. general assembly voted with some objection to give the seat to the national transitional council. will grant reports. >> while the military forces struggle to make progress on the ground, their diplomatic forces have made advances. the first step was the formal recognition by the general assembly that the ntc has the right to represent libya. egypt led the calls for the resolution to be accepted. >> arguing against that would only prolong the suffering of the libyan people. and delay achieving justice. particularly as close to 90 member states of united nations have recognize the ntc, as the only representative of the libyan people. >> coming after jubilant victory, this resolution was always expected to pass. but for the transitional council, another important step toward full recognition by the international community. >> the general
Sep 16, 2011 10:30pm EDT
by force . the tragedy of our people was born, the united nations -- was born as well, by tens and hundreds of the resolution and recommendations issued by the general assembly and the security council. but these resolutions were in a way in vain. we go to the united nations to ask and to demand for a legal right which is the full membership of the palestinian state in this organization. we convey with our fellow palestinian delegation the pain of our people to achieve this goal and to put an end to the torture, and we enjoy our right with -- enjoy our freedom within a palestinian state within the borders of june 4, 1967 with jerusalem as the capital of our nation. our efforts, our continuous efforts so as to reach through negotiations, a resolution to end the occupation and to lead to the establishment of an independent palestinian state is at a locker. because of the policies of the israeli government that is rejecting to commit itself with negotiations on the basis of the international legal resolutions and agreement signed with the p.l.o. and it's a policy of celtments and as the jewish
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Sep 17, 2011 1:00pm PDT
for statehood and that didn't work. then the administration tried to shift it to general assembly, that failed as well. this is this a double defeat for president obama's approach? >> it doesn't lood gook. a key bedrock component has been to breathe light into the united nations. you recall that when we went to war in libya, the administration did not seek approval from congress but did consult and seek approval from the united nations but this episode would seem again to illustrate the limitations of the u.n. does anybody think that palestinian authority would be durable peace between israel and palestinian or more of a symbol that the u.n. can't solve any of the international crisis that occur. >> gregg: how do you think the arab world would react to the u.s. veto? >> some of it is overstated. saudi official, they wrote it would imperil the special relationship between u.s. and saudi arabia. the fact is there is no special relationship between the u.s. and saudi arabia. a lot of people around the world think if you solve israel you solve terrorism. think it's backwards. you have external for
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